AMC is expanding into comedy. The cable network behind hit dramas Breaking Bad and Mad Men announced Wednesday that it has ordered its first comedy pilot called We Hate Paul Revere.
AMC renews Comic Book Men, develops two more Kevin Smith shows
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AMC's view on Kevin Smith isn't askew. The cable network has renewed Smith's unscripted series Comic Book Men for a fourth season and also has two new projects from the writer/director/podcaster in development.
As part of AMC's expanded relationship with Smith, the channel has ordered a pilot for the late-night series Hollywood Babble-On. The TV show would be based on the popular live show and podcast of the same name hosted by Smith and Ralph Garman (Joe Schmo Show).
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Director Kevin Smith has publicly announced his retirement from filmmaking, yet the brash auteur seems busier than ever. He produces and appears in the AMC reality series Comic Book Men (set in the New Jersey comic book store he owns), has launched a podcast and Internet radio service, and is behind the new Hulu movie-centric talk show Spoilers. The show features Smith and a studio audience chatting about an upcoming summer movie (which they previously screened). Among the upcoming movies discussed: Magic Mike, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises and Total Recall. Smith answered our showrunner survey to explain why we should log in and be spoiled...
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AMC has given renewal orders to two of its unscripted series, Comic Book Men and Talking Dead, the network announced Wednesday.
Both shows will return for...